31
Jul
2019

Ken’s New Blog

Ken’s on a roll with some great posts on his newly launched blog. My favorite is a satirical thought experiment, a la Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal.

30
Mar
2019

The Self-Driven Child: Making it possible

The goal of Liberated Learners centers is to support teens to leave traditional school and to start living the lives that they want for themselves now. The approach begins with having kids take more direct control over their lives.

1
Oct
2018

Common Sense Learning

“Common Core-aligned” has become the quality control test by which we measure a legitimate education. A quick Google search will reveal droves of businesses selling academic resources and programs on the basis of their “alignment.” Teachers are feeling constant pressure to “hit the standards,” standards that are meant to get everyone on the same page. […]